VOL. 125 | NO. 194 | Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Pinnacle Airlines Corp. has decided to shift its Memphis headquarters from Memphis International Airport to a landmark Downtown tower, capping months of study by Pinnacle and intense lobbying of the regional air carrier by state and local governments.
$7 million bus grant could be just the beginning
Talks between the A C Wharton Jr. administration and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood last month made quite an impression on LaHood.
Never mind – turns out, Cadence Bank isn’t getting acquired by Trustmark Bank after all.
Attorneys for 10 losing candidates in the Aug. 5 election and the Shelby County Election Commission are now in court after two months of a very public dispute over the vote count.
Employers are increasingly self-insuring some of their medical benefits to better control insurance costs and save on premiums.
With fervor for politics at a young age, U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, explained his lifelong journey into Congress at the Society of Industrial Office Realtors (SIOR) luncheon Monday.
The Shelby County Retirement Board rejected Joe Ford’s appeal of the $747 monthly pension amount the board approved last month for the former interim county mayor.
First South Credit Union didn’t get to be more than half a century old by promising customers flash and sizzle.
Shelby County Commissioners will talk over taking a stand on the consolidation charter on the Nov. 2 ballot at Wednesday committee sessions.
Bridgette Askew has been named general manager of the FedExFamilyHouse at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.
Many companies are jumping on the social media bandwagon. But for some, it’s striking a sour note. They’re finding out that social media is only “free” if you don’t count the many hours spent planning, collecting content, posting content, monitoring, responding to and engaging others. Many companies struggle to show that it’s really providing a return on the investment.
When you read the following story about how hunters trap monkeys, you may think monkeys are incredibly stupid! However, read on before you judge monkeys too harshly.
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Walgreen Co. said Tuesday that same-store revenue rose less than a half-percent in September, but still topped Wall Street expectations.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The nation's economic stress eased slightly in August thanks to lower foreclosure rates in the hardest-hit states, according to The Associated Press' monthly analysis of conditions around the country.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Monday that the economy could be helped by another round of asset purchases by the central bank.
NEW YORK (AP) – The U.S. service sector, the nation's predominant employer, expanded in September for a ninth straight month, although the growth has not been consistent enough to dent the high unemployment rate.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Parents remain determined to save money for college even in the tough economy, but they're not always choosing the methods that give them the best bang for their buck.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Two organizations that advocate for tougher campaign finance rules are asking the Internal Revenue Service to investigate the tax-exempt status of a Republican-allied group that has been airing millions of dollars in political advertising.